[07/01/09 - 01:46 PM]
As Sci Fi Television Classic Farscape Marks Its 10th Anniversary, A&E Home Entertainment and the Jim Henson Company Partner on a Re-Launch of the DVD Franchise
Plus: Brian Henson, Rockne O'Bannon, Ben Browder and Claudia Black will host a panel at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego.

[via press release from A&E]


The Re-packaged Line, Slated for November 2009, Includes the First-Ever COMPLETE SERIES MEGASET� Featuring All Four Out-of-This World Seasons

Fans Invited to Attend Panel Featuring Executive Producer Brian Henson, Creator Rockne O'Bannon and Stars Ben Browder and Claudia Black This July at Comic-Con International 2009

NEW YORK, NY (July 1, 2009) � When a freak accident during an experimental space mission catapulted Astronaut John Crichton (Ben Browder) across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield, a cult classic was born with the epic, adventure-filled TV series Farscape. The award-winning fan favorite show, which ran from 1999-2003 on Sci Fi and was named by TV Guide as one of television's best cult shows ever, is about to blast off again on DVD courtesy of a pact between A&E Home Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company.

Blasting off in November 2009, as the show marks its 10th Anniversary, the treasure of the newly re-packaged DVD line will feature a Farscape home entertainment first: THE COMPLETE SERIES MEGASET�. Never before available in one package, A&E Home Entertainment brings together all four out-of-this-world seasons with countless hours of absorbing bonus programming featuring multiple commentaries, interviews with cast and crew, behind-the-scenes featurettes and much more! Single season collector's sets will also be released, offering genre fans of all walks the opportunity to sample this superlative sci-fi classic.

To launch this eagerly-anticipated re-release, there will be a Farscape panel convening at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego. Executive producer Brian Henson, creator Rockne O'Bannon, and stars Ben Browder and Claudia Black (Officer Aeryn Sun) will be in attendance to discuss their favorite moments from the series and the DVD re-release.

A&E Home Entertainment, part of the Consumer Products Division of A&E Television Networks (AETN) is a video distributor of non-theatrical programming, featuring collectible DVD editions of the high quality programming from A&E� Network and HISTORY�, as well as acquired classic programming. A&E� Home Entertainment brings the best of critically acclaimed entertainment presented in award-winning packaging to the special interest category. For more information about ordering these and other titles from the A&E Home Video Collection, call (212) 206-8600 (TRADE ONLY). Consumers please call 1-800-423-1212 (A&E). In addition to placing orders by phone, A&E Home Video products may be purchased over the World Wide Web at ShopAETV.com.

  [july 2009]  


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